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Esofea, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Vernon
Elevation 978 ft (298 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
GNIS feature ID 1564696

Esofea, Wisconsin is an unincorporated community in the town of Jefferson in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States located along County Road B.

History

In the early 1900s Esofea was a stopping point for travelers on horse going between Viroqua and La Crosse. The community had a creamery, general store, school house, and post office. Most were destroyed in the early 1990s to make way for road construction along County Road B. The church, Bethany Lutheran, and a park, Rentz Memorial Park (commonly called Esofea Park), still exist. Two main roads run through the community, County Road B and Park Road.

A tornado landed near Esofea on August 18, 2005 at the time of The Wisconsin Tornado Outbreak of August 2005.

Coordinates: 43°37′52″N 90°57′47″W / 43.63111°N 90.96306°W / 43.63111; -90.96306


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